In Kos Airport you will have a choice between several car rental categories. According to your need and budget pick the correct model, deals start usually 9 euros / day.
Birthplace of Hippocrates; The "Father of Medicine," the island of Kos is certainly a tonic to modern life. Surrounded by sandy beaches and clear blue seas, it offers something for everyone! Kos town, the island capital is a popular tourist spot, with an array of fine eateries, offering local cuisine as well as more familiar dishes.
For nightlife, Kardamena is a bustling hotspot, packed with bars, clubs and taverns along the beachfront where revellers can party until dawn.
For quieter beaches, the former capital of Kefalos has preserved a more traditional feel, where one can explore the history of Kos and still have a good choice of shops and restaurants.
Further inland, nestled amongst lush green forests, on the slopes of the largest mountain, lies the village of Zia. Here you can experience breath-taking views and beautiful scenery, with shops offering local natural products.
There is so much to discover in Kos; guarding the harbour is the magnificent 15th century Neratzia Castle of the Knights of St John, the impressive exterior may suggest more than the ancient ruins to be explored. Close by and worth a visit is the Plane Tree of Hippocrates, under which the famous Greek physician taught medicine, as legend has it. South of the castle is the fascinating archaeological site of Ancient Agora, exposed in 1933 by a devastating earthquake, where the Roman town remains can be seen. Monuments include the Temple of Hercules, and the Shrine of Aphrodite ruins.
To the West, in Mastichari, lies the Ancient House-Hippocrates Garden, a cultural centre, showcasing an exact replica of an ancient Greek 5th century B.C settlement. Close by is the Traditional Windmill of Antimacheia; over 200 years old, and the last still in use.
Before booking a car in Greece, we recommend revising the current driving laws in the country. Here you will already find some useful information.
We recommend double check the following information on Greece's government websites. If you see any changes to make, please let us know and we will update our database for other drivers!
In Greece drivers must drive on the right side of the road
Town : 50km/h
Carriageway : 90km/h
Motorway : 130km/h
Blood Alcohol Level : 0.05%
In Greece drivers are not allowed to drive if they overpass 0.05 grams of alcohol per 100ml of blood
Driver under 18 are not allowed to drive car.
Additional drivers can be added to your rental, an extra charge might be applied by the car rental agency.
25 to 99 years. Young drivers age: 21 to 24 years might be charge extra per day.
Bare in mind that in many car rental agencies, if your driving's licence is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic licence. For driving licenses from countries not part of the international driving license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.
The most common fuel policy is Full to Full. Basically, your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel and you will have to return it with full tank.
To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it.
On your pick up, you may be required to leave a fuel deposit reserved or charged on your credit card, this will be released or refunded when you return the car full. Missing fuel will be charged on your return. The price per litre charged by the rental agent may be significantly higher than the price at the local service station. A refuelling charge may also be applicable. Fuel charges are payable at the rental desk unless otherwise stated in the top section of rate details.
Most of the time, the mileage policy will be unlimited. Meanwhile, some car rental agencies impose a mileage restriction per day. Please make sure to double check this policy before booking a car
For most rental, those basic insurance will be offered for free. You could take a complete damage cover package during your booking or when you will collect the rental.
The supplier might require a deposit amount at pick-up. It is a guarantee held on the credit card in the event of damage or theft of the vehicle. It will be automatically released if there is no damage or theft during the rental period.